Vitaly Ponomarev
Chief Executive Officer, WayRay

Vitaly Ponomarev, founder and CEO of WayRay, the holographic AR technology company headquartered in Zurich. Vitaly provides strategic leadership for WayRay and implements complex innovations to deliver a second-to-none driving experience. Since the company’s inception in 2012, Vitaly has led WayRay from a startup to a global deep tech company of about 250 employees with offices in the USA, Europe, Asia, and growth potential, highly valued by top investors, including Alibaba Group, Porsche AG, and Hyundai Motor Group.
Before starting up WayRay, Vitaly founded and led a marketing agency. He earned a PhD in Economics from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School. Experienced fundraiser, marketer, car and IT enthusiast.

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